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Take Me Back Cafe

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302 W Wood St, Paris, TN 38242-4043
+1 731-642-1952
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Murray, Kentucky
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I heard the fish and hush puppies at Take Me Back Cafe were good, so today I drove about 30 miles to Paris to check it out. I did not know they closed at 2 p.m. However, even though I popped in at 1:35 the waitress was happy to take my fish order. I ordered the lunch plate of three... More 

Thank lpierce79
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is the kind of place you go where everyone knows everyone. The food is home cooked and appears to be made to order. The prices are very reasonable, the portions ample, and the staff makes you feel right at home. A welcome respite from the normal "feed 'em and shoo 'em out" most restaurants have.

Thank Steve T
Covington, Tennessee
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Delicious food, general helpings and a great local place to eat!! Wait times usually depend on the crowd but normally we do not have to wait long.

Thank rebeccac1952
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Had catfish twice & it has been consistently good. Basic service with friendly staff. Clean facility & seem to be well liked by the local folks.

Thank KyGuy55
Paris, Tennessee
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Had the smoked pork chops very good meal. Atmosphere is quaint, service was good and friendly and it was more then enough to eat.

Thank 305Karen731
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

We have ate here several times as a family dinner with this place it's a hit or miss on how good the food is and how long it takes you to get your food the longest we have waited has been an hour and the owner comped our meal. The waitress was halfway decent not sure if we will be... More 

Thank Kathryn H
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

If you like meat and 3 style places, you might give this one a try. Mostly american favorites that you get in small rural towns like Paris. Catfish, burgers, salad, vegetables, etc., so check it out if you're in town. Country folks and country food!

Thank edhaskle
Nashville, Tennessee
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163 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I seldom get home back in West Tennessee, but when I do my sister likes for me to try different restaurants. She invited me to have dinner with her at The Take me back café and simply raved about the fried fish steaks. Now being from West Tennessee, I kind of know my way around the fish, and really doubted... More 

Thank Gequita R
Paris, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

I eat here almost daily and love it! It is always excellent! If you haven't tried the BBQ, brisket, or fish plate you are missing out!

Thank Mike W
Murray, KY
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

This place is a dive, for sure, but they have a few gems like their fried chicken. The pieces are small but tasty. Good service.

Thank jenwann

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 W Wood St, Paris, TN 38242-4043
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +1 731-642-1952

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?